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Frequency and risk factors for the birth of small-for-gestational-age newborns in a public maternity hospital

Marina Parca Cavelagna Teixeira, Tatiana Peloso Reis Queiroga, Maria dos Anjos Mesquita

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3684

ABSTRACTObjective:To determine the frequency and risk factors of small-for-gestational-age newborns in a high-risk maternity.Methods:This is an observational, cross-sectional, and case-control study, conducted in a public tertiary care maternity hospital. Data from 998 newborns and their mothers were collected through interviews and review of medical records and prenatal care cards. Some placentas underwent histopathological analysis. The variables of small-for-gestational-age and non-small-for-gestational-age newborns and of their mothers were statistically compared by means of Student’s t test, Fisher’s exact test, and odds ratio. […]

Perinatal ischemic stroke: a five-year retrospective study in a level-III maternity

Virgínia Machado, Sónia Pimentel, Filomena Pinto, José Nona

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3056

ObjectiveTo study the incidence, clinical presentation, risk factors, imaging diagnosis, and clinical outcome of perinatal stroke.MethodsData was retrospectively collected from full-term newborns admitted to the neonatal unit of a level III maternity in Lisbon with cerebral stroke, from January 2007 to December 2011.ResultsThere were 11 cases of stroke: nine were arterial ischemic stroke and two were cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. We estimated an incidence of arterial ischemic stroke of 1.6/5,000 births and of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis of 7.2/100,000 births. […]

Allergic proctocolitis: the clinical evolution of a transitory disease with a familial trend. Case reports

Ulysses Fagundes-Neto, Arnaldo José Ganc

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000200017

Allergic colitis is a clinical manifestation of food allergy during the first months of life. It is estimated that genetic factors play a role in the expression of this allergic disease. This case report described the clinical progress of infants who were cousins from two distinct family groups with allergic colitis. Five infants under six months of age and of both sexes were studied, with a diagnosis of allergic colitis characterized clinically and histologically by (1) rectal bleeding; (2) exclusion […]

Dental caries in children participating in a Dentistry for infants Program

Letícia Vargas Freire Martins Lemos, Angela Cristina Cilense Zuanon, Silvio Issáo Myaki, Luiz Reynaldo de Figueiredo Walter

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2184

ABSTRACTObjective:To assess the impact of the “Dentistry for Infants” early dental care program run by Jacareí County (SP) by comparing the caries of individuals participating and not participating in this program.Methods:In total, 300 children between 0 and 48 months old were assessed in the following two groups: infants not participating in the program (G1, n = 100) and infants participating in the program (G2, n = 200). Each group was further divided according to age in subgroups of 0 to […]

Panniculitis in the newborn: a case report

Fernando Bastos, Liliana Thaureaux Pérez, Caridad Ponce de León Narváes, Olívia Costa, Maria Ódia Inácio de Sousa e Silva, Rui Carlos Souto da Silva, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011rc2091

ABSTRACTThe authors present a case of panniculitis in a newborn, a rare disease in the neonatal period discussing its causes and differential diagnosis, emphasizing a possible diagnosis of erythema nodosum.